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ALS.Kenilfe

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 7, 2010
Updated:
September 8, 2010 2:03:34 AM
Also Known As:
Threat Description: Worm:ACAD/Kenilfe.A [F-Secure]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
16,435 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
ALS.Kenilfe is a worm written in the AutoCAD AutoLisp scripting language. It spreads through removable and mapped drives and attempts to download files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 7, 2010 revision 052
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 8, 2010 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 5, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 8, 2010
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Downloads files

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Removable and mapped drives
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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